Closets Conference Preview: How to Drive Showroom Traffic
December 29, 2021 | 3:42 pm CST
Buckeye Closets and Functional Living Design showroom

Buckeye Closets & Cabinets, co-located with Functional Living Design, just moved into a new 2,000-square-foot showroom in Palmer, Ohio.

Kathy Morgan Buckeye Closets & Cabinets
Kathy Morgan, president and designer, Buckeye Closets & Cabinets

SAN DIEGO – Adding a closets showroom or enhancing an existing one can go a long way toward closing and upgrading a sale. Kathy Morgan, president of Buckeye Custom Cabinets & Closets, will discuss the many benefits of investing in a showroom at the 2022 Closets Conference, April 27.

Buckeye Closets & Cabinets recently moved into a new and expanded showroom in Palmer, Ohio. The 2.000-square-foot space is co-located with Functional Living Design Group, a fully licensed contractor, that Morgan also co-owns. The new showroom features closets, kitchens, a home office, a pantry, and other vignettes to showcase the company’s work and inspire customers. 

In a summer feature of Closets & Organized Storage magazine, Morgan said, that while having a showroom has always been an important part of her company as a visual display of its capabilities, the new, larger showroom also displays more function.

Buckeye Closets and Functional Living Design showroom

The annual Closets Conference is co-organized by Closets & Organized Storage and the Association of Closet and Storage Professionals. 

Other Closets Conference sessions include:

The full-day Closets Conference, which runs concurrently with the Wood Pro Conference, will be capped by a tour of a local manufacturing facility. The two-day Closets Expo, co-located with Wood Pro Expo California, follows on April 28-29 at the San Diego Convention Center. (View three-day event schedule.)

About the 2022 Closets Conference & Expo and Wood Pro Expo California
The Closets Conference & Expo is the annual national event for closet and home storage professionals. It is co-located with Wood Pro Expo California (WPE), a regional marketplace for woodworking professionals. The events are organized by Closets & Organized Storage and FDMC magazines respectively, each part of Woodworking Network. The twin-bill event is scheduled for April 27-29, 2022, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif.

The Closets Expo and WPE each kick off with a separate full-day conference on April 27, followed by the two-day expo, April 28-29, featuring woodworking machinery, supplies, and components. Additional educational programming is offered on both days of the expo. Tours of local manufacturing plants and the popular Top Shelf Design Awards networking reception are also key features of the event. 

For information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, contact Laurel Didier, publisher of Closets & Home Storage. For all other inquiries, contact Kim Lebel, show manager. 

2022 Closets Conference & Expo registration

View the interactive exhibitor prospectus.

More upcoming Woodworking Network events
Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Feb. 24-26, 2022, International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario.

Executive Briefing Conference, September 15-17, 2022, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Wood Pro Expo Lancaster, October 13-14, 2022, Spooky Nook Sports Center, Manheim, Pa.

Salon Industriel du Bois Ouvré (SIBO), October 27-29, 2022, Centrexpo Cogeco, Drummondville, Quebec.

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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.